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Kootek Portable
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Price $24.99 at Amazon$155 List$160 List$195 List$59.93 at REI
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Pros Comfortable, large, easy to use, versatile, surprisingly low costSpacious, comfortable, easy to set up and use, integrated bug net, customizableVersatile, ultra customizable, comfortableVersatile, extremely customizable, comfortableLightweight, spacious, easy set up, versatile for day use or backcountry shelter
Cons Not the lightest, sticky carabinerSuspension sold separately, can't remove bug net completelyCan get pricey depending on options, ridge-line not removableFixed ridgeline, can get expensive depending on options, long wait for customizationAll components sold separately, can only use branded suspension system, pricey for the full system
Bottom Line Save money but keep the comfort and quick hang webbing straps that you see in top hammock brands.This hammock gives you everything you want from a lightweight backcountry shelter.Design your own hammock and choose just the features you want for a versatile hammock that is comfy and adapts to any conditions.A small business that gives you all the customization options you could want and the comfort you need.This hammock shelter is an excellent balance of versatility, comfort, and low weight.
Rating Categories Kootek Portable Warbonnet Original Blackbird Dutchware Chameleon Dream Sparrow Sea to Summit Pro Double
Comfort (40%)
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Weight (20%)
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Ease Of Set Up (10%)
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Versatility (10%)
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Specs Kootek Portable Warbonnet Original... Dutchware Chameleon Dream Sparrow Sea to Summit Pro...
Capacity (weight) 500 lbs 350-400 lbs depending on options selected 350 lbs 275 lbs 400 lbs
Hanging Straps Included ? Yes, 10' straps no, can add onto purchase for extra $ No No No
Hammock Size 9.8' x 6.5' 10' x 5.25' 10' 8" x 4'10" 10' 7" x 4' 10" 10' x 6'2"
Size Compact 9.8" x 7.4" 10" x 4" 12" x 6" 15" x 6" 4" x 6"
Connectors Steel carabiners Whoopies/straps or buckle/webbing (sold separately) Beetle Buckle with webbing straps or whoopie slings with tree huggers (sold separately) webbing tree straps Buckles
Material 210D nylon 40D or 70D Nylon (depending on options selected) Hexon 1.0, 1.6 or 2.4 HyperD Diamond Nylon Ripstop 70D nylon ripstop
Construction Triple interlocking stitching End gathered, asymmetric hammock, single or double layer fabric, zipper along 1 side, integrated bug netting. Storage shelf and foot box 1.6 oz Hexon, end gathered, continuous loops 1.6oz HyperD Diamond Ripstop, end gathered, continuous loops Ripstop nylon, double interlocking stitching
Sizes / Colors 1 size, 5 colors 27 colors, 3 fabric layering configurations 2 sizes/9 colors/3 fabrics, 31 printed patterns 1 size /5 colors, customizable options available 2 sizes, 4 colors
Measured Weight - Package (ounces) 23 oz 27 oz hammock, bug net, webbing/buckle suspension 37 oz (double layer hammock, bug net, suspension) 26 oz 16 oz
Measured Weight - Hammock Only (ounces) 23 oz 26 oz hammock, bug net, webbing/buckle suspension 25 oz (dbl layer) 15 oz 16 oz
Measured Weight - Hammock and Suspension (ounces) 37 oz 26 oz hammock, bug net, webbing/buckle suspension 25 oz (dbl layer, webbing and beetle buckle suspension attached)) 20 oz (hammock, tree straps) 19 oz
Measured Weight - Shelter System (no stakes) N/A 42 oz with Mini Fly tarp N/A N/A 42 oz (hammock suspension, bug net, tarp)
Capacity (height) not stated 6' not stated not stated Not stated
Accessories (compatible, not included) none Rain flies, bug net, carabiners, fish hooks, under quilts, top quilts, suspension systems Suspension straps, rain fly, bug net, top cover, side car pockets, ridgeline pockets Suspension straps, rain fly, top cover, side car pockets, ridgeline pockets, tree straps, underquilts, top quilts Suspension straps, Rain fly, bug net, gear sling, wider tree protection straps,
Accessories (included with hammock) Tree straps, steel carabiners Guylines, bugnetting, storage shelf, continuous loops (for attaching suspension system to), stuff sack continuous loops, ridgeline continuous loops, ridgeline, bug net Continuous loops
Extra Accessories Tested none Mini Fly tarp, webbing with buckles suspension, Body layer 2, Beetle Buckle suspension, asym bug net 10 ft. Tree straps Rain fly, ultralight suspension straps, bug net
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